Created by the Ford Motor Company as a public service in the 1950s, "Vacation Land U.S.A." shows Yellowstone National Park as it appeared in the 1950s. Scenic highlights include mud pots, geysers including Old Faithful, wildlife, and stunning scenery. Since the film was underwritten by Ford, cars from that company are featured throughout -- and the unspoken premise of the film is that this is a destination you can visit via the automobile.This film is part of the Periscope Film... Topics: 1950s, Yellowstone National Park, Ford Motor Company, Old Faithful
byPhilco-Ford Corp. [made by] Tom Thomas Organization.
Illustrates the life of a family of the year 1999 A.D. living in a house that is completely functional in terms of advanced technology. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ***The quality of this clips isn't the best. We've located another print which we hope to digitize and get online sometime soon.. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: future, Ford Motor, Wink Martindale, computers, Internet
Created in 1953, "The American Road" is an epic documentary that tells both the history of the automobile in America and the story of the Ford Motor Company. You can see the entire film elsewhere on our Youtube channel. This is simply a portion of the film -- a modern "end segment" or epilogue to the historic film showing modern highways and the Golden Gate Bridge in the 1970s. This end segment was updated several times and spliced into prints of the film before they... Topics: Ford Motor Company, 1970's, Highway, US Interstate Highway, Golden Gate Bridge
Made by the Ford Motor Company during WWII, "The Story of Willow Run" explains the company's role in producing the Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber. Narrated by Harry Wismer, the film explains how Ford manufactured and built B-24 Liberators under license from Consolidated Aircraft Company. Production rates were so great at the plant that a new B-24 rolled off the production line every 55 minutes.The plant began production in summer 1941; the dedication plaque is dated June... Topics: Bomber, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, Willow Run, Ford Motor, World War, Henry ford, Willow Run...
This astonishing travelogue created by the Ford Motor Company shows a trip across the world made by two intrepid men and their brand new 1958 Ford Fairline, across continental Europe and Asia -- a trip that would be virtually impossible today. The journey was part of the World Highways Expedition of 1957. The film starts in Dearborn, Michigan where two Danny Ames and Phil Remy depart on a trip around the world, through sixteen countries and 15,000 miles of road. It starts with a drive to... Topics: London, Ford Motor Company, Iran, Road, Afghanistan, Angkor, Ford Fairlane, Hindu Kush, Pakistan,...
Created in 1953, "The American Road" is an epic documentary that tells both the history of the automobile in America and the story of the Ford Motor Company. Drawing on the Company's vast archive of films -- Henry Ford spent a great deal of time and money having crews film life in everyday America -- the movie shows how mass production of the automobile transformed life in America. The film was written by Joseph March, directed by George Stoney, narrated by Raymond Massey and one of... Topics: Ford Motor Company, History Of The Automobile, Automobile, Documentary, Highway, Alex North, Ford T...